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Biting Negative Elisa At 3 Months

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human bite (HUMAN BITE 2010)

About 1 month I got bitten by my assitant and he is hiv positive, my finger only bled due to me pulling my hand and my skin tore on my finger he had no bleeding gums or sores in his mouth, I'm terrified, what is my risk.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...asymptomatic due to my early detection (thanks to regular HIV testing).Now to the recent issue that has me concerned, about a month ago my 8-month old nephew bit my face while playing. He is currently teething, and has razor sharp teeth. After... Read more »

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wife pregnant please help

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Myths About HIV

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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...not have HIV infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

...very high risk. In major cities, PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is often offered to victims of sexual assault or rape. This month-long treatment with HIV drugs reduces the likelihood of HIV infection substantially. It is currently only used on... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...after HIV antibodies are confirmed by a Western Blot test , can determine if the HIV infection is recent (within the last six months), which may be useful for deciding upon possible early treatment options. Western Blot (WB) Assay The WB... Read more »
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Testing tomorrow at 37 days

Posted by uglyduck, 2 Replies
...symptoms, and my encounter was with a very high risk individual who bit me during oral sex I had no other choice but to take an ELISA and P-24 tomorrow.Wish me luck... My CD4 was quite low = 476 My % count was low too: 27% My cd4/cd8 ratio... Read more »

pls. help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...boyfriend, i began to feel symptoms. sore throat and i had vaginitis. I went to the doctor and she gave me meds but after two months.. its like yeast infection i got. i have been suffering from recurrent yeast infection and lately i notice that... Read more »

OK. Again, more info on the 3 month window period.

Posted by Anonymous
...majority." So, if the p24 antigen test miss the window, would elisa pick up the antibody since the current generation of the elisa assay is ultra sensitive?? In the past, you have also indicated that p24 antigen will not disappear unless antibody... Read more »

I need your advise please

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Some background info first... Female, unprotected vaginal intercourse during the month of October. I had been dating this person for about 6 months. We both agreed to get tested and stay monogomous. I was definitely Read more »